Mathare to host Bandari in season opener

Bandari midfielder Abdallah Hassan (left) vies for the ball with Mathare United defender James Situma (right) during a past league match at Kasarani. Mathare United will open the 2019/20 season with a home game against Bandari.

Mathare United will begin the 2019/20 campaign with a home game against Bandari at the Moi International Sports Centre, Kasarani on Saturday, August 31.

It will be the first time Mathare United will be facing a club from the coast on match day one.

After hosting the domestic champions, the Slum Boys will visit Tusker at Ruaraka on September 14 before welcoming Ulinzi Stars at Kasarani on Match day three slated for September 21.

Slum Derby

Then the first leg of the Slum Derby against nemesis Kariobangi Sharks will be played at the same venue on September 28.

On October 5, we host returnees Wazito to complete the first five rounds.


The lads are expected to start preseason training on July 1 in preparation for the new campaign.